[ wuhn-men-ee; usually read as wuhn-tuh-men-ee ]
/ ˈwʌnˈmɛn i; usually read as ˈwʌn təˈmɛn i /
adjective Logic, Mathematics.
(of a relation) having the property that an element may be assigned to several elements but that given an element, only one may be assigned to it.
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- one-man show,
- one-night stand,
Origin of one-many
First recorded in 1905–10
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maths logic (of a relation) holding between more than one ordered pair of elements with the same first member
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